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The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus

What"s So Good About the Good News?

by Peter J. Gomes

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Published by HarperOne .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7274274M
ISBN 100060000732
ISBN 109780060000738
OCLC/WorldCa125402376

The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus Peter J. Gomes, Author, Patrick Girard Lawlor, Read by, read by Patrick Lawlor. Tantor Audio $ (0p) ISBN In a National Public Radio interview a dozen years ago, Peter Gomes admitted that his book “isn’t at all what its racy title suggests”: “I’m sorry to disappoint you,” he remarked, noting that, for example, The Scandalous Gospel doesn’t spotlight Jesus’s relationship with Mary NPR reported, “ the ’scandal,’ according to Gomes, is the lack of attention to the.

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The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus: What's So Good about the Good News? by Peter J. Gomes A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.   Peter J. Gomes, Harvard's Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, has a new book out entitled The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus: What's So Good About the Good News? I haven't read it yet, but I can tell you already what the book's main weakness is -- that you can't hear Gomes speak it. Gomes was one of my favorite professors at Harvard, largely .


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Using examples from ancient times as well as from modern pop culture, The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus shows us why the good news is every bit as relevant today as when it.

Through exposition of five primary passages of Scripture, Carson helps us to more fully understand and appreciate the scandal of the book, by the world's leading NT scholar, will be an amazing resource for challenging and education in colleges, and in churches.

Scandalous: The Cross and Resurrection of Jesus () by D.A /5(5). The celebrity preacher at Harvard University, black Baptist minister Peter Gomes, tells the following story in his book, The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus. Some years ago I was on a night flight from Boston to London on a Saturday and was to preach in a London church on Sunday morning.

With his unique blend of eloquence and insight, Gomes invites us to hear anew the radical nature of Jesus' message of hope and change. Using examples from ancient times as well as from modern pop culture, The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus shows us why the good news is every bit as relevant today as when it was first preached.

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Using examples from ancient times as well as from modern pop culture, The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus shows us why the good news is every bit as relevant today as when it was first : Harperone. Using examples from ancient times as well as from modern pop culture, The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus shows us why the good news is every bit as relevant today as when it was first preached.

About the Author. Peter J. Gomes has been minister of Harvard University's Memorial Church sincewhen he was appointed Pusey Minister of the church. Peter Gomes compellingly argues that the Gospel of Jesus points to a future of hope and not toward religious nostalgia for a time that has never been.

This book will seem 'liberal' to some because the Rev. Gomes argues for the inclusion of all people in the Kingdom which Jesus preached and. The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus: What's So Good About the Good News.

Peter J. Gomes How the Church Domesticated Jesus With his unique blend of eloquence and insight, the esteemed Harvard minister Peter J. Gomes invites us to hear anew the radical nature of. As minister of Harvard University's Memorial Church, Gomes was a popular preacher well before The Good Book became a bestseller in Several subsequent books were, or read like, first-rate.

Scandalous is the latest addition to the Re:Lit series, which highlights important theological truths in accessible and applicable ways. Both amateur theologians and general readers will appreciate how Carson deftly preserves weighty theology while simultaneously noting the broader themes of Jesus' death and resurrection.

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Gomes is a Christian of the liberal variety, but unlike John Shelby Spong, he does not devote a lot of time to historical or exegetical concerns.Following Jesus means putting less emphasis on the future and thoughts of Heaven and putting ourselves in the hands of a God whose kindness, love, and generosity boggles our puny minds.

Gomes is optimistic about the new social gospel that is uniting certain evangelicals with members of .Get this from a library! The scandalous Gospel of Jesus: what's so good about the good news?. [Peter J Gomes] -- Why does the church insist on making Jesus the object of its attention rather than heeding his message?

Argues that excessive focus on the Bible and doctrines about Jesus have led the Christian.